Copenhagen's Frost Music Festival Has One Hot Identity

Curator: Sue Murphy
date: September 12, 2014
Categories: Brand & Identity Design, Design in Music, Motion Graphics, Poster Design
Tags: animation, Copenhagen, identity design, music
Like just about everything else in Copenhagen, the identity design for Frost, a series of music events held every February, is beautiful. To keep things exciting, designers Marcus Fuchs and Mads Botker haven't taken the easy route, but have created a fresh look for the festival each year since 2011.
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BIG's Copenhagen Waste-to-Energy Plant Doubles as a Ski Slope

Curator: Wade Jeffree
date: August 11, 2014
Categories: Architecture, Environmental Design, Sustainable Design
Tags: architecture, Copenhagen, Environmental Design, sustainability

BIG is a Copenhagen- and New York-based group of architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research and development. 


When you first look at this project you think, “Oh, okay, nice.” But once you look closer you say “What. The. Fuck?!”


I love how the idea of a building as mountain is addressed here. Wait—what? Not only is it a an architectural landmark, but it's also a ski slope and a beacon for a more energy-focused future in Copenhagen; it's the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world and is located in the heart of downtown Copenhagen. It allows sustainability to be a far more accessible topic of conversation.

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Superkilen: Topotek 1, BIG Architects and Superflex

Curator: Manuel Miranda
date: June 9, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design
Tags: Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen, participatory design, Superflex, Topotek1, Urban parks

Superkilen is a public park in Copenhagen that was designed by a project team consisting of arts group Superflex, landscape architecture firm Topotek 1, and architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group. The project team also involved local community members with the design process.

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